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March 14 2016

Sorrow for the victims of the attack in Grand-Bassam. Let us defend peace and coexistence in the Ivory Coast and West Africa

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The Community of Sant'Egidio, which has been present in the Ivory Coast for years, expresses its sorrow for the victims of yesterday’s attack on the Grand-Bassam beach, which is not an exclusive place for Westerners, but a meeting place for ordinary people on festive days. The terrorist attack has hit a country symbol of the coexistence between different ethnic groups, where the different religions - especially Christianity and Islam - have always lived in peace, and where the serious crisis lasting from 2002 to early 2011, with episodes of civil war, had had political but not religious origins.
The attack is part of a strategy that wants to hit the whole of West Africa, and that has already claimed many victims in Nigeria, Mali and recently in Burkina Faso. Sant'Egidio, engaged - next to its friendship with the poor - in the work for peace in the Ivory Coast and in the entire region, believes that it is necessary to invest in dialogue, to strengthen coexistence and support the people that heavily, after the recent political crises, are rebuilding the foundation for social and economic development.

September 15 2016

The breviary of Fr. Jacques Hamel to be kept in St. Bartholomew in Rome among the memories of the martyrs of our time

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July 29 2016

The Communities of Sant'Egidio in Europe, in communion with the Church of France, next Friday, July 29, shall meet to pray for peace and the victims of terrorism

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July 15 2016

Nice, Sant'Egidio: Solidarity and closeness to the French people

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July 8 2016

In Abidjan the meeting between the President of the Republic of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara and Marco Impagliazzo

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July 7 2016

The Congress of the Communities of Sant'Egidio of West and Central Africa has been opened in Abidjan

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May 18 2016

Africa: Jubilee of Mercy with the elderly in Ivory Coast

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September 20 2016
Vatican Insider

Onaiyekan: dopo gli attentati la vendetta è risposta sbagliata e disastrosa

August 6 2016

Costa D'Avorio. Gentiloni da Sant'Egidio «Un lavoro prezioso»

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July 29 2016
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Non cadiamo nella trappola, oggi preghiamo per la pace

July 27 2016

Terorismo e fede: la messa non è finita

July 22 2016
Corriere della Sera

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October 7 2015

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty - XIII world day against the death penalty

October 5 2015

Fallece un preso japonés tras pasar 43 años en el corredor de la muerte

September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

March 12 2015
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Death penalty: a look at how some US states handle execution drug shortage

March 12 2015

Arabie: trois hommes dont un Saoudien exécutés pour trafic de drogue

March 9 2015

Le Pakistan repousse de facto l'exécution du meurtrier d'un critique de la loi sur le blasphème

March 9 2015

Australia to restate opposition to death penalty as executions loom in Indonesia

March 9 2015

Peine de mort en Indonésie: la justice va étudier un appel des deux trafiquants australiens

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13 Ways Of Looking At The Death Penalty

February 15 2015

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

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C’est désormais officiel: Madagascar vient d’abolir la peine de mort!

December 3 2014

5th Circuit Court of Appeals stops execution of Scott Panetti!

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